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Encyclopedia > Bautzen (district)
Bautzen
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State: Saxony
Capital: Bautzen
Adm. Region: Dresden
Area: 955 km²
Inhabitants: 152.391

population_as_of=31.12.2003 ({{{population_as_of}}}) Germany is a federation of 16 states called Länder (singular Land, which may be translated as country) or unofficially Bundesländer (singular Bundesland, German federal state). ... With an area of 18,413 km² and a population of 4. ... Bautzen (pronounced , listen, until 1868: Budissin; Upper Sorbian Budyšin; Lower Sorbian: Budyšyn ;Polish: Budziszyn , listen; Czech Budyšín) is a city in the east of Saxony, Germany, and capital of the eponymous district. ... A Regierungsbezirk is an administrative region of Germany, a subdivision of certain federal states (Bundesländer). ... Dresden is one of the three Regierungsbezirke of Saxony, Germany, located in the south-east of the country. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ...

pop. density: 169 inh./km²
Car identification: BZ
Homepage: http://www.landkreis-bautzen.de
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Bautzen is a district in Saxony in Germany including the former district of Bischofswerda. It is bounded by (from the south and clockwise) the Czech Republic and the districts of Sächsische Schweiz, Kamenz, Niederschlesischer Oberlausitzkreis and Löbau-Zittau. Population density can be used as a measurement of any tangible item. ... Map of Saxony highlighting the Bautzen district Based on the templates at Wikipedia:WikiProject German districts/Maptemplates File links The following pages link to this file: Bautzen (district) Categories: GFDL images ... With an area of 18,413 km² and a population of 4. ... This article or section should include material from Saxon Switzerland. ... Kamenz (Lusatian: Kamjenc) is a Kreis (district) in the north-east of Saxony, Germany. ... The Niederschlesischer Oberlausitzkreis (German for district of Lower Silesian Upper Lusatia) is the eastermost Kreis (district) of Saxony and Germany. ... Löbau-Zittau is a Kreis (district) in the east of Saxony, Germany. ...

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History

Historically most of the Upper Lusatia belonged to Bohemia. After the end of the Thirty Years' War it became a part of Saxony. Only the small town of Schirgiswalde remained Bohemian until 1809. Bohemia Historical map of Bohemia Bohemia is also a place in the State of New York in the United States of America: see Bohemia, New York. ... The victory of Gustavus Adolphus at the Battle of Breitenfeld (1631) The Thirty Years War was a conflict fought between the years 1618 and 1648, principally in the Central European territory of the Holy Roman Empire, but also involving most of the major continental powers. ... With an area of 18,413 km² and a population of 4. ... 1809 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ...


The district was established in 1994 by merging the former districts of Bautzen and Bischofswerda. 1994 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ...


Geography

The district belongs to the region of Upper Lusatia (Oberlausitz). The southern border region is occupied by the Lusatian Mountains. The countryside slopes away to the north. Lusatia (German Lausitz, Upper Sorbian Łužica, Lower Sorbian Łužyca, Polish Łużyce, Czech and Serbian Lužice, French: (la) Lusace), sometimes called Sorbia, is historical region between Bóbr-Kwisa rivers and Elbe river in southeastern Germany (states of Saxony and Brandenburg), south-western Poland (voivodship of Lower Silesia and northern Czech Republic. ...


The Spree River enters the district from the southeast and runs through Schirgiswalde and Bautzen before leaving to the north. Behind Bautzen the river is dammed by a reservoir (Bautzener Stausee, 5.5 km²). River Spree in Berlin at the eastern harbour (Osthafen) with the Badeschiff bath The Spree (Slavic Špreva or Špreja) is a river in Saxony, Brandenburg and Berlin, Germany. ...


Coat of arms

Coat of arms The district's arms are identical to the arms of the margravate of Upper Lusatia. The coat of arms was established about 1350, when six towns of Upper Lusatia founded a confederacy. This loose alliance became a margravate under the Bohemian crown in 1378.

District of Bautzen, coat of arms This image depicts a seal, an emblem, a coat of arms or a crest. ... Events Hayam Wuruk becomes ruler of the Majapahit Empire The Black Death ravages Europe (1347-1351) Births Manuel II Palaeologus, future Byzantine Emperor John Montacute, 3rd Earl of Salisbury (approximate date). ... Events March - John Wyclif tried to gain public favour by laying his theses before parliament, and then made them public in a tract. ...

Towns and municipalities

Towns Municipalities
  1. Bautzen
  2. Bischofswerda
  3. Schirgiswalde
  4. Weißenberg
  5. Wilthen
  1. Burkau
  2. Crostau
  3. Cunewalde
  4. Demitz-Thumitz
  5. Doberschau-Gaußig
  6. Eulowitz
  7. Frankenthal
  8. Göda
  9. Großdubrau
  10. Großharthau
  11. Großpostwitz
  12. Guttau
  13. Hochkirch
  1. Kirschau
  2. Königswartha
  3. Kubschütz
  4. Malschwitz
  5. Neschwitz
  6. Neukirch
  7. Obergurig
  8. Puschwitz
  9. Radibor
  10. Rammenau
  11. Schmölln-Putzkau
  12. Sohland
  13. Steinigtwolmsdorf

Bautzen (pronounced , listen, until 1868: Budissin; Upper Sorbian Budyšin; Lower Sorbian: Budyšyn ;Polish: Budziszyn , listen; Czech Budyšín) is a city in the east of Saxony, Germany, and capital of the eponymous district. ... Bischofswerda (Lusatian: Biskupicy) is a city in Germany. ... Frankenthal is a city in southwestern Germany, in the state of Rheinland-Pfalz (Rhineland-Palatinate). ...

External links

  • Official website (http://www.landkreis-bautzen.de) (German)


Rural and urban districts in Saxony Saxony state service flag File links The following pages link to this file: Saxony Annaberg Vogtlandkreis Aue-Schwarzenberg Bautzen (district) Weißeritzkreis Chemnitzer Land Delitzsch (district) Döbeln (district) Freiberg (district) Kamenz (district) Zwickauer Land Leipziger Land Löbau-Zittau Meißen (district) Mittlerer Erzgebirgskreis Mittweida (district) Muldentalkreis Niederschlesischer Oberlausitzkreis... With an area of 18,413 km² and a population of 4. ...

Annaberg | Aue-Schwarzenberg | Bautzen | Chemnitz (city) | Chemnitzer Land | Delitzsch | Döbeln | Dresden | Freiberg | Görlitz | Hoyerswerda | Kamenz | Leipzig (city) | Leipziger Land | Löbau-Zittau | Meißen | Mittlerer Erzgebirgskreis | Mittweida | Muldentalkreis | Niederschlesischer Oberlausitzkreis | Plauen | Riesa-Großenhain | Sächsische Schweiz | Stollberg | Torgau-Oschatz | Vogtlandkreis | Weißeritzkreis | Zwickau (city) | Zwickauer Land Annaberg is a district in Saxony, Germany. ... Aue_Schwarzenberg is a district in Saxony, Germany. ... Map of Germany showing Chemnitz Chemnitz (Sorbian/Lusatian Kamjenica) is a city in Saxony, Germany. ... Chemnitzer Land is a district in Saxony, Germany. ... Delitzsch is a district in Saxony, Germany. ... Döbeln is a district in Saxony, Germany. ... Brühls Terrace and the Frauenkirche Dresden [ˈdreːsdn̩] (Sorbian/Lusatian Drježdźany), the capital city of the German federal state of Saxony, is situated in a valley on the river Elbe. ... Freiberg is a district in Saxony, Germany. ... Map of Germany showing Görlitz Görlitz ( pronunciation, Lusatian: Zhorjelc, Czech Zhorelec) is a town in Germany on the river Neiße, in the Bundesland (Federal State) of Saxony, opposite to the Polish town of Zgorzelec, with which it was until 1945 united. ... Hoyerswerda (Sorbian Wojerecy; population 50,203) is a town in the German Bundesland of Saxony. ... Kamenz (Lusatian: Kamjenc) is a Kreis (district) in the north-east of Saxony, Germany. ... Map of Germany showing Leipzig Leipzig [ˈlaiptsɪç] (Polish; Sorbian/Lusatian: Lipsk) is the largest city in the federal state (Bundesland) of Saxony in Germany. ... Leipziger Land is a district in Saxony, Germany. ... Löbau-Zittau is a Kreis (district) in the east of Saxony, Germany. ... Meißen is a district (Kreis) in Saxony, Germany. ... The Mittlerer Erzgebirgskreis is a district in Saxony, Germany. ... Mittweida is a district in Saxony, Germany. ... The Muldentalkreis is a district in Saxony, Germany. ... The Niederschlesischer Oberlausitzkreis (German for district of Lower Silesian Upper Lusatia) is the eastermost Kreis (district) of Saxony and Germany. ... Plauen is a city in east-central Germany. ... Riesa-Großenhain is a district in Saxony, Germany. ... This article or section should include material from Saxon Switzerland. ... Stollberg is a district in Saxony, Germany. ... Torgau-Oschatz is a district (Kreis) in Saxony, Germany. ... The Vogtlandkreis is a Kreis (district) in the south-west of Saxony, Germany, at the borders to Thuringia, Bavaria, and the Czech Republic. ... The Weißeritzkreis is a district (Kreis) in the south of Saxony, Germany. ... Zwickau is a city of Germany, in the Bundesland Saxony (Sachsen), situated in a valley at the foot of the Erzgebirge, on the left bank of the Zwickauer Mulde, 130 km (82 miles) southwest of Dresden, south of Leipzig and south west of Chemnitz. ... Zwickauer Land is a Kreis (district) in the south-west of Saxony, Germany. ...

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Bautzen Information (698 words)
Bautzen is often regarded as the unofficial, but historical capital of Upper Lusatia, and it is a cultural center of the Sorbs, a Slavic minority.
In 1018 the Peace of Bautzen was signed between the German king Henry II and the Polish prince Boleslaus I.
During the Middle Ages it was a member of the Six Cities' Alliance of the Upper Lusatian cities of Görlitz, Zittau, Löbau, Kamenz, Lauban and Bautzen.
Bautzen (district) (167 words)
It is bounded by (from the south and clockwise) the Czech Republic and the districts of Sächsische Schweiz[?], Kamenz[?], Niederschlesischer Oberlausitzkreis[?] and Löbau-Zittau[?].
The district was established in 1994 by merging the former districts of Bautzen and Bischofswerda.
The district belongs to the region of Upper Lusatia (Oberlausitz).
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